Services that Provide Labor Market Information

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As one of the 14 program elements for the WIOA youth program, labor market information refers to services that provide labor market and employment information about in-demand industry sectors or occupations available in the local area and includes career awareness, career counseling, and career exploration services.

Labor market information also identities employment opportunities, and provides knowledge of job market expectations, including education and skill requirements and potential earnings.   

Numerous tools and applications are available that are user-friendly and can be used to provide labor market and career information to youth. These tools can be used to help youth make appropriate decisions about education and careers.

Check out the resources below for information and ideas on providing labor market and career information to youth.

Labor Market Information

Career Awareness

Career Exploration

Career Counseling and Guidance

Career Planning

Other Career Exploration Resources and Tools

 

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Content Type: Resource
Topics: Basic Skills - General | Career Pathways - General | Occupational/Technical Training | Internships | On-the-Job Training | Work-Based Learning - General
Target Populations: Youth customers - All | Youth - Foster care/child welfare recipients | Youth - Gang-Involved | Youth - Out-of-school/drop-out | Youth - Pregnant/parenting

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Posted: 3/27/2017 11:06 AM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger
Posted In: Youth Connections
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